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If there is a place where you can do a multitude of great free activities to enrich and complete your visit, that is Barcelona.

Barcelona is quite a present for the eyes. Its striking buildings, its wonderful green spaces, its fabulous beach…

You’ll have a hard time deciding where you want to go first!

To help you choose the most magical places (visually speaking) of this city, in today’s post we propose: 6 things to see for free in Barcelona.

We will analyze in detail the corners that you should not miss in your tour of the capital.

Good, pretty… and cheap!  We can’t ask for more!

What you can see in Barcelona for Free.

THE FAÇADES OF THE BUILDINGS DESIGNED BY THE ARTIST ANTONIO GAUDÍ.

Antonio Gaudí was a visionary.

Being one of the most illustrious citizens of Barcelona, his mark was captured in the city through a series of buildings that, up until now, survive for the enjoyment of all.

This modernist architect has among his best-known works, both World Heritage Sites, Casa Batlló and Casa Milá or La Pedrera, located in Passeig de Gràcia.

Its colorful and curious façades do not leave anyone indifferent. Come and admire them and get to know the artist’s work up close.

Traveller Tip: If you want to visit the houses from the inside, on the website of each of them you will find all the information regarding ticket sales, timetables, etc.

THE HOLY FAMILY.

You can’t leave Barcelona without knowing its most important monument: The Holy Family

The culminating work of Antonio Gaudí was begun in 1882… And it’s so great that it’s not over yet!

Thousands of details adorn its naturalist modernist style façade. Its author was inspired by nature to create this magnificent building.

Elements such as flowers, trees, various animals… abound throughout the construction.

Look closely. Every time you look at it, you’ll discover a new, symbolic image.

If you go far enough away to see the entire building, you’ll have a truly spectacular view of this temple that you won’t forget for sure!

Travelling Tip: On Sundays, going to mass at 9 am is free until full capacity is reached.

Move around in advance (as there are usually a lot of people), so that you can enter the church and be surprised by its incomparable interior.

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THE HISTORIC BUILDINGS OF THE GOTHIC QUARTER.

Narrow medieval streets show us the way to reach several of the city’s most representative monuments.

Getting lost in these streets is a pleasure.

Suddenly find yourself with buildings as imposing as the Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar, the Cathedral of Barcelona, the Basilica of Santa Maria del Pino, and those housed in the Plau de la Seu (central square of the Cathedral) … It is priceless!  Well, anyway…

It’s free! 😉

Its impressive Gothic facades will surprise you. This tour through the historic heart of the city is a must for your trip to Barcelona.

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THE BOQUERIA MARKET.

Get to know first hand the typical products of the area in one of the most genuine places in the city, the San José Market, known as La Boquería.

This old market, which dates back to 1840, has become an important meeting place.

In addition to being able to buy high-quality food, has a wide range of culinary stands where you can taste great dishes with the best raw materials.

Located in Las Ramblas of Barcelona, take advantage before immersing yourself in this gastronomic universe to know one of the busiest and most popular avenues in the city.

In it, you will find a multitude of stands of crafts and flowers.

Strolling through the Market means getting to know the essence of Barcelona in a jovial and relaxed atmosphere.

Totally recommended!

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EL ESPECTÁCULO DE

THE LIGHT SHOW FROM THE FOUNTAIN OF MONTJUIC.

What better way to end the day than to see in Barcelona the fascinating spectacle of lights and sound that offers us The Magical Fountain of Montjuic: One of the essential things to see for free in Barcelona.

Different waterfalls and ponds range from the National Palace (headquarters of the National Museum d´Art de Catalunya) to the Plaza de España in this unique space.

Everything comes to life at night when a beautiful water dance begins to the rhythm of music.

On the website of La Fuente de Montjuic, you will have all the information regarding the days and times in which this curious function takes place.

Travel Tip: From the 360-degree viewpoint of the Weapons Courtyard of Montjuic Castle, located on top of the mountain with the same name, you can enjoy magnificent views of the city.

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THE BEACH OF BARCELONETA AND THE AVENUE OF THE PORT.

Not all populations are fortunate enough to be able to look at the Mediterranean Sea.

We recommend that you come closer and see the fantastic sunsets that can be seen from the beach of La Barceloneta, located in the center of the city.

Walk along the wide promenade that leads to The Harbour of Barcelona.

It will take you to the docking place for small boats, sailing boats and luxury yachts.

Don’t forget to come closer to see the impressive Corinthian column of 1888 that holds up the statue of Christopher Columbus.

An area with a lot of life that you will know without spending a single euro!

Travelling Tip: Inside the column, there is an elevator that transports us to a viewpoint located at the foot of the statue from where we can have different views of the city.

It is necessary to buy an entrance ticket.

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To end our list of what to see in Barcelona for free, we remind you that different museums in the city such as The Picasso Museum, The National Museum of Catalan Art (MNCA), The Maritime Museum and the Museum of the History of Catalunya, among others, have free entry on a certain day of the week.

In their web pages, you will find all the necessary information to carry out your visit.

If you have time, you can:

All of them great experiences totally free.

Get going and get ready to enjoy some incredible days in Barcelona!

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For more personalized attention, contact us by telephone calling 922 15 12 51 or sending an email to ofertas@tubillete.com, and we will answer all your questions.

It’s always a good time to travel! We’re waiting for you! 😘

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